*This is a remote position that requires working from a home office; candidates may be located anywhere in the US.
MAXIMUS is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to develop and lead efforts in operationalizing data science in support of government service operations and create data-driven products that help our customers improve their program performance and have measurable impacts on the lives of the beneficiaries we service. This role will provide insight into leading analytic practices, design and lead iterative development cycles, and produce new and creative analytic solutions that will become part of our core product capabilities. In this role you will work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of business processes. You will lead the application of analytics initiatives, including the research, design, implementation and validation of machine learning and predictive algorithms to analyze program performance and improve operational processes. In addition, the role will participate in other continuous process improvement activities, help in managing projects, and execute ad-hoc requests. The position is expected to travel up to 50% of their time. International travel is possible.